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  One day, Chang-sha Ching-tsen (d. 868), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an masters,
wandered in the mountain. When he was back just at the gate of the temple, the head monk asked him:
-Where have you been, Sir?
Chang-sha replied:
-I... continue...

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1. WATCH: Zen Buddhist Temple in Japan Offers Symbolic Same-Sex Weddings - Advocate.com

Advocate.com

WATCH: Zen Buddhist Temple in Japan Offers Symbolic Same-Sex Weddings
Advocate.com
The Human Rights Campaign's Stances of Faiths on LGBT Issues: Buddhism document notes, “Zen Buddhism does not make a distinction between same-sex and opposite-sex relationships. Instead, the expectation is not to harm, exploit or manipulate others.
Historic Kyoto Temple First In Japan To Offer Gay Weddingsmalaysiandigest.com

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2. Shunkoin Temple In Kyoto Helps Japan's Same-Sex Couples Tie The Knot - Huffington Post

Shunkoin Temple In Kyoto Helps Japan's Same-Sex Couples Tie The Knot
Huffington Post
The temple was one of the most important places for Japanese Zen Buddhism in the early 20th century. Shunkoin is teaming up with Hotel Granvia Kyoto to offer special destination wedding packages for couples who would like to get married inside the ...

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3. Startups are fighting over the word 'zen' - San Francisco Chronicle

Startups are fighting over the word 'zen'
San Francisco Chronicle
Zen was enlightenment — Zendesk.” That, and the domain name would only cost them $1,000. Zen refers, of course, to a school of Buddhism formalized in China during the sixth century. But ever since '60s hippie culture popularized the term in the U.S., ...

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4. PAULO COELHO: Zen traditions & existentialism: Four anecdotes that teach us ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

PAULO COELHO: Zen traditions & existentialism: Four anecdotes that teach us ...
Daily Mail
Even though he was a great master of the Zen Buddhism, he never judged himself better than others. One of his disciples asked him to talk to his brother, a highway robber, who frightened the city. Ryokan went up to the outlaw's house and spent the ...



5. The do-gooder holiday gift guide - KSL.com

KSL.com

The do-gooder holiday gift guide
KSL.com
Our suggestion is the classic "Peace is every step" by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. Exiled from his homeland after a 1966 trip abroad where he first met the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (who nominated him for the Nobel ...

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6. Alan Watts by South Park creators (All in one in HD) - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Alan Watts by South Park creators (All in one in HD)
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Watts wrote more than 25 books and articles on subjects important to Eastern and Western religion, introducing the then-burgeoning youth culture to The Way of Zen (1957), one of the first bestselling books on Buddhism. In Psychotherapy East and West ...



7. Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation - ChristianityToday.com

ChristianityToday.com

Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation
ChristianityToday.com
(Really.) Japanese sculptor Etsuro Sotoo, one of those disciples, spent decades working on parts of the cathedral, trying to integrate Gaudi's vision into his craft. When he began, Sotoo was a devotee of Buddhism and Zen, but through his work on La ...

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8. Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to US, dies at 107 - Los Angeles Times

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Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to US, dies at 107
Los Angeles Times
Buddhist teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a leading figure in Zen Buddhism in America whose legacy was later complicated by allegations of sexual abuse, has died. He was 107. Roshi died Sunday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Gento Steve ...
Joshu Sasaki Roshi Dead: Leading Zen Buddhist Teacher Dies At 107Huffington Post
Joshu Sasaki DiesPatheos (blog)

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9. Mindfulness: Stealth Buddhist Strategy for Mainstreaming Meditation? - Huffington Post

Mindfulness: Stealth Buddhist Strategy for Mainstreaming Meditation?
Huffington Post
The most influential advocate for mindfulness in America is Jon Kabat-Zinn, a professor of medicine who learned mindfulness from Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. While on a spiritual retreat at the Insight Meditation Society in 1979, ...




 



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